South Korea

‘No Mercy’ Review: Old School Exploitation in High Heels (Fantasia Fest)

A generic story with some solid action and lots of sleaze.

‘Door Lock’ Review: A Remake Done Right (Fantasia 2019)

A slick remake of the brilliantly twisted 'Sleep Tight' that keeps the same core while building its own tale.

‘The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil’ Review: Bad Men Doing Good Work for Thriller Fans (Fantasia 2019)

It's already been optioned for a Hollywood remake with Sylvester Stallone, but you'll want to watch the original first.

‘Revenger’ Review: Netflix Delivers High-Kicking Action from South Korea

Has Netflix once again delivered the year's best action movie?

‘Unstoppable’ Review: Taken, Too

That big teddy bear you loved seeing kick the dead's ass in 'Train to Busan' is back to fight the…

‘Burning’ Star Steven Yeun on Why His New Film Is ‘Unexplainable’

The Korean-American actor reflects on life after 'The Walking Dead' and why he chose to work with one of his…

Essential Korean Films To Quench Your Olympics Curiosity

Welcome to a genre of high emotion, plenty of gore, and new discoveries.

South Korean Thriller ‘The Merciless’ is Set to Be the Next ‘Train to Busan’

The Merciless proves South Korea knows how to make thrillers.

Fantasia 2017 Review – ‘Fabricated City’ Livens Up a Familiar Plot With Stylish Action and Dramatic Brutality

The director of ‘Welcome to Dongmakgol’ returns with an exciting big-budget thriller from South Korea. Films about characters framed for crimes…

‘The Admiral’ Review: Choi Min-sik Mixes Blood and Water Into an Exciting Wartime Cocktail

CJ EntertainmentAdmiral Yi Sun-shin (Choi Min-sik) was a revered Korean military commander, but after a Japanese plot involving false intelligence…